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    The poll numbers keep pouring in….

    by  • December 17, 2010 • Uncategorized

    Yet more polling has come out from PPP. This time was a straight up question of “400 usual Ohio Republican primary voters” and asking where they stand on the Senate and Presidential primaries. Not surprisingly, the most well known Republicans do the best in each. Here are the Senate numbers… Only thing that really...

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    Once again, unemployment numbers are worse than they appear…

    by  • December 17, 2010 • Uncategorized

    While it’s good, but useless PR for Strickland, Ohio’s unemployment rate shrank 0.1% to 9.8%. Unfortunately, the reasons why aren’t exactly good. In fact, the number of employed Ohioans shrank by nearly 8,000 and the labor force decreased by 2,000. In other words, a big reason why the unemployment rate is shrinking is because...

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    You know you’re in trouble when…

    by  • December 16, 2010 • Uncategorized

    Yesterday in a meeting with 20 CEOs, the President said the following… “I want to dispel any notion we want to inhibit your success.” Wow. Just the fact that our President feels it necessary to say such a thing to our nation’s job creators is a scary thought. Such a notion should never be...

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    Really, Governor?

    by  • December 15, 2010 • Uncategorized

    Ted Strickland gave his final speech today at the Columbus Metropolitan Club. Reportedly, he stated… “The foundation of Ohio is stronger now than when I took office.” Really, Governor? Well here are some other numbers that have changed from when you first took office. There are 337,371 fewer people with jobs.There are 267,300 more...

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    Teacher’s Pet

    by  • December 15, 2010 • Uncategorized

    Teachers don’t always listen to what their union tells them. And despite the cuts coming to education that must be done thanks to the Strickland Budget Deficit, there is one very easy way for Republican John Kasich to get on their good side. From the Dayton Daily News: Kasich told the Dayton Daily News...

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    So Goes Ohio…

    by  • December 14, 2010 • Uncategorized

    Disclaimer: Yes, 2012 is still a long ways away. Undoubtedly, things will change and events will occur that will swing poll numbers back and forth. That said, this PPP poll provides an interesting glimpse at where things stand today. Let’s take a look…======== If there is one lesson out of the new Ohio PPP...

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    Make no mistake.

    by  • December 14, 2010 • Uncategorized

    The extension of the Bush tax cuts is not a tax cut in itself, and yesterday Rep. Paul Ryan articulated that point perfectly. WALLACE: Well, I don’t understand. Why — I mean, I understand that stimulus has become a politically loaded word, but why isn’t it a stimulus? Tax cuts are a stimulus. You...

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